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Six Left parties finalize seat-sharing for Bihar election

Six Left parties finalize seat-sharing for Bihar election

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: The united bloc of six Left parties – CPI, CPI (M), CPI (ML), Forward Bloc, RSP and SUCI (C) – on Friday announced seat sharing among them for 221 out of 243 seats in Bihar and ruled out any alliance with Samajwadi Party (SP) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the state elections. State […]

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Bihar elections: Six Left parties project a new front

Bihar elections: Six Left parties project a new front

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Six Left parties on Monday projected themselves as an alternative bloc to the BJP-led NDA and a JD(U)-RJD-Congress combine in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls. As they agreed to fight 228 of the 243 seats, the bloc’s move could further scatter the non-NDA votes. The Left’s announcement comes close on the heels of Samajwadi Party […]

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CPI to discuss Bihar polls at National Council meet

CPI to discuss Bihar polls at National Council meet

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

CPI top brass would hold parleys on its role in the upcoming Bihar elections and is likely to adopt an agitational programme with other Left parties and mass organisations in the coming days to protest the government’s economic and other policies. The party’s three-day National Council meeting, beginning in Chandigarh from tomorrow, would also discuss the recent […]

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BJP’s defeat in Bihar elections will impact national politics, says CPI’s D Raja

BJP’s defeat in Bihar elections will impact national politics, says CPI’s D Raja

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bhubaneswar: Accusing NDA of “undermining” Parliamentary democracy and concentrating all powers in the Prime Minister’s hands, the CPI on Wednesday said BJP must be defeated in Bihar assembly polls. “Ever since BJP-led NDA came to power, Parliamentary democracy has been considerably undermined while all powers are concentrated with Prime Minister…this is dangerous,” CPI National Secretary D Raja told reporters. Asking BJP […]

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BJP must be defeated in Bihar Assembly polls: CPI

BJP must be defeated in Bihar Assembly polls: CPI

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bhubaneswar: Accusing NDA of ‘undermining’ Parliamentary democracy and ‘concentrating’ all powers in the Prime Minister’s hands, the CPI today said the BJP must be defeated in Bihar Assembly polls. “Ever since BJP-led NDA came to power at the Centre, Parliamentary democracy has been considerably undermined, while all powers are concentrated with Prime Minister…this is dangerous,” […]

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Bihar coalition: CPI, CPI(M) non-committal

Bihar coalition: CPI, CPI(M) non-committal

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar indicated on Monday that the Communist Party of India would be part of the Janata Dal (United)-Rashtriya Janata Dal combine, the Left party said no decision had been taken as yet. “Our primary objective is to defeat the BJP and also strengthen the Left,” said CPI national secretary […]

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Will retaliate if comrade tortured: Maoists

Will retaliate if comrade tortured: Maoists

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than a week after they shot dead a Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF) Deputy Commandant Harikant Jha in the jungles of Jamui, bordering Bihar-Jharkhand, the banned ultra outfit CPI (Maoist) has threatened retaliatory action if one of the arrested members  Reena Koda, the wife of self-proclaimed Maoists’ zonal commander Siddhu Koda, was tortured […]

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JD(U), CPI to continue working together

JD(U), CPI to continue working together

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The former Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader, Nitish Kumar, met the leadership of the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday during his first visit to the Capital after the general elections. Both parties had a seat-sharing arrangement in Bihar and fared badly, with the JD(U) picking up two seats and the […]

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Wither CPI in ‘Leningrad of Bihar’?

Wither CPI in ‘Leningrad of Bihar’?

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Begusarai: The turn of events following open rebellion in the CPI against the candidature of party nominee Rajendra Prasad Singh, state party secretary and former MLA, here indicates that RJD nominee Tanveer Hassan and BJP candidate Bhola Singh may be heading for a straight fight in Begusarai Lok Sabha seat, once called as ‘Leningrad of […]

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Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna:  The stage is set for the first of the six-phase Lok Sabha poll in Bihar on April 10 involving six of the total 40 constituencies, all located in the Naxal belt. The constituencies going to the poll are Sasaram (SC), Karakat, Aurangabad, Gaya (SC), Nawada and Jamui (SC) where the Election Commission has called […]

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